Contact: Anne-Christine Lefort, Lefort@itavi.asso.fr
ITAVI is a French Institute for applied research and development which serves professionals in the poultry, rabbit and aquaculture sectors.
ITAVI’s role is to provide farmers and their supply chains more generally with references alongside the scientific, technical and economic elements and expertise required to improve the sustainability of production. ITAVI is an interface between research and field actors. ITAVI has several offices in the main French avian production regions of France.
In the DISARM project, ITAVI is third-party of ACTA, which federates 14 agricultural institutes in France. ITAVI has field experience of antibiotic use and will contribute to DISARM project by mobilizing skills, network and experience from:
- an observatory network on antibiotic use in poultry (recording farm cases, practices, results etc.)
- case studies
- studies aiming at limiting the use of antibiotics, experience in biosecurity and guides for good practices
- supporting the implementation of the Ecoantibio national policy.